CARMAN - It wasn’t quite the way they may have envisioned it, but Carmania came away with a split of their recent two game stretch in the MMSL’s Fifth Division schedule.
There are moments indelibly stamped on his brain, maybe too many to mention. Memories he’ll take to his grave.Mario Lemieux jumping into his own swimming pool with his clothes on at the team party was one.Having his parents come down to the ice to join in that deliriously wonderful post-game celebration, another.Holding his daughter Elizabeth, or E
The annual recognition of students and student athletes has begun as classes begin to let out throughout the Pembina Valley, and the Thunder are no exception. Morden’s best in high school sport got their laurels June 17 as the high school held its annual awards ceremony.Taking the most prestigious awards of the afternoon, Grade 12 students Megan N
Sports radio host Vincent Cauchon says he remembers being criticized at a Quebec City convenience store for buying Molson beer products — 20 years after the brewer vetoed plans for the Nordiques to enter the NHL in the late 1970s.
Last year’s AAA Pembina Valley Hawks captain Jenai Buchanan is a familiar face for the Pilots both on the diamond and on the court and earned a provincial berth after coming third in Zone 6 varsity girls shot put, but May 31 was the first time the Grade 12 Pilot Mound student has been named MHSAA’s Rural Athlete of the Week.“I was definitely surpri
Five provincial medals came home to the Morden-Winkler area after the MHSAA track and field championships June 9-11.Two podiums belonged to the Nighthawks, while the Thunder claimed three. NPC’s Dawson Friesen followed up his Zone 4 top finish with provincial bronze in JV boys high jump. Friesen launched 1.74 metres to place behind Victor Bell of A
The Stanley Cup is coming back to Winkler.Eric Fehr and the Pittsburgh Penguins secured the Stanley Cup championship over the San Jose Sharks June 12.Winkler born Eric Fehr is the second home grown NHL player to bring home the Stanley Cup for the third time.Dustin Penner brought the cup to Winkler in 2007 after winning it with the Anaheim Ducks. He
The dragon boat will be floating on Lake Minnewasta as Morden picks up the paddles for the second Paddlefest June 18.“Last year’s event was a real success,” city recreation programmer Stephanie Dueck said. “We had a lot of people out, there was a lot of interest and I heard a lot of people who wished they could have attended, but weren’t available
Mr. Hockey is gone.
The Manitoba Baseball Hall of Fame held its annual induction ceremony June 4. Individuals inducted were Myles Bond, Jamie Hodgson, Mike Krykewich, Rod Leduchowski, Gerald Palidwor, Mel Stoughton, Jeff Trager and Ross Tycoles. Umpires Larry Nicholls and Glen Johnson, the current CFL director of officiating, were also inducted. Three teams were also
CARMAN - After a losing start to the 2016 soccer campaign, the Pembina Valley Panthers have rebounded with a pair of consecutive shutout victories.
CARMAN - After several days filled off and on with rain, the skies cleared just in time for the annual Carman Area Foundation Golf Tournament.
The GVC boys got the closest to the provincial finals as Winkler and Morden hosted MHSAA fastball and baseball provincials last weekend. The Zodiacs went out in a narrow loss in the semis.
The varsity girls led the way for the Thunder June 1 as Morden claimed the Zone 4 varsity girls track and field title and came just shy of the aggregate banner.Jeremy Winslow, Morden athletic director, described this year’s performance as “fantastic,” adding that it is rare for the Thunder to earn a banner in track.“We’re starting to get larger tea
Four games into their Division 1 season, the Winkler Storm got their first win, dismantling the Lions FC 6-1 in front of a boisterous crowd at the Winkler Recreation Complex. The Storm now sit seventh in the Major League Division 1 standings.Winkler’s offence came from all over the pitch, as five different players found the back of the net, includi
SAN JOSE — For more than three complete games, they either were tied or trailed the Pittsburgh Penguins
BOSTON — Who said baseball isn’t a tough pastime?
Morden and Winkler will both host MHSAA provincials this weekend with boys baseball championships underway in Winkler and Plum Coulee until June 4 with two teams from the Pembina Valley. Morden will host the girls fastpitch championships June 3-4, with three local area teams in the mix.
They’ll be hitting the links again to help support the Carman Area Foundation.